Proceedings of the R.W. Grand Lodge
J. Fox, 1850 - 540 pages
...from its organization to close of the January session, 1850, together with the constitution, by-laws, rules of order, etc. ... also the constitution and by-laws of the Grand Lodge of the I.O. of O.F. of the United States ...
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Page 57 - No member shall speak to another, or otherwise interrupt the business of the Senate, or read any newspaper, while the journals or public papers are reading, or when any member is speaking in any debate.
Page 58 - No member shall speak more than once on the same question, until all the members wishing to speak shall have had an opportunity to do so, nor more than twice without permission...
Page 27 - Section 1. Any member who shall offend against these articles, or the by-laws, shall be subject to be fined, and reprimanded by the C. as two-thirds of the members present at any regular meeting may determine. Sec. 2. Every member shall be entitled to a fair trial for any offense involving reprimand or criminal punishment.
Page 21 - Fellows, duly chartered by and installed according to the general rules and regulations of the grand lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the state of New York : 7.
Page 58 - If carried, all amendments not already adopted shall be precluded and the main question taken without further debate.
Page 16 - All State, District or Territorial Grand Lodges and Grand Encampments shall enforce upon their Subordinates a strict adherence to the work...
Page 7 - Grand Lodge, preserve order, and enforce the laws thereof. He shall have the casting vote whenever the Lodge shall be equally divided, other than upon a ballot for officers, but shall not vote on any other occasion. He shall appoint all committees not required to be raised by ballot, and appoint all District Deputy Grand Sires.
Page 58 - If two or more members rise to speak at the same time, the Chair shall decide which is entitled to the floor.